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At Scandlines, the Fehmarn fixed link is only a maybe

All things considered, the uncertainties surrounding a fixed link across the Fehmarn Belt are good news to Scandlines' new owners. For the shipping company's CEO Søren Poulsgaard Jensen, the fixed link is still only a maybe, he tells ShippingWatch.

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With the new ownership made up of international investment funds, Scandlines maintains its strategy of operating ferries between Rødby in Denmark and Puttgarden in Germany even if, some day, a fixed link is built on the route across Fehmarn Belt.

However, Scandlines Chief Executive Søren Poulsgaard Jensen says it could be many years before a tunnel is completed, and from the CEO's perspective, it is not unrealistic that a fixed link ends up never being built.

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